Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Oil tanker with 22 Indian crewmen missing off Benin

By News Express on 05/02/2018

Gmail icon

Views: 817

•Missing oil tanker, Marine Express
•Missing oil tanker, Marine Express

i

An oil tanker with a crew of 22 Indian nationals is missing in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa.

There has been no contact with the Panama-registered Marine Express since Thursday.

The incident occurred less than a month after another vessel was taken by pirates in the same area.

The International Maritime Bureau said the Benin navy was searching for the Marine Express, which is carrying 13,500 tonnes of gasoline.

In January, a ship was hijacked in the same area but was released six days later when a ransom was paid.

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said her government was working with authorities in the region.

The ship is managed by Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern.

The BBC’s Will Ross says that Africa's most dangerous waters used to be off Somalia but, after the deployment of international warships, the situation there has improved.

There are now more attacks in West Africa - more than one a week in 2017. (BBC)

 

Source News Express

Posted 05/02/2018 03:12:17 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Understanding The Fulani National Grazing Reserve Bill

UI is an extraordinary university in Nigeria: US...

Gas Explosion kills four in Port Harcourt

Umahi’s acceptance to contest in 2019 the best...

Oloyede wants VCs to chair JAMB Governing Board,...

We buy Army rank at Ojo Cantonment to...

NNPC/Shell Cup: Hensen School Benin, Holy Ghost College...

FG confirms new case of yellow fever in...

Naval Chief wants Customs personnel at Badagry Island...

Why Nigerian and other foreign companies fail in...

Police arrest 2 killers of Igbo pastor’s wife...

Senate confident of reviving Nigeria’s economy •Analyses Buhari’s...

 

Latest News UNILAG dismisses reports on MC Oluomo’s alleged presence at campus event Wike’s revenge and Atiku’s next move Dreaded Port Harcourt serial killer opens up in Police custody; recounts exploits in Rivers, Imo 6 Nigerians emerge as Fellows of African School on Internet Governance ‘Killer’ prophet paraded in Imo Presidential Battle: Buhari, Atiku, INEC splash billions at election tribunal Three notorious kidnap suspects nabbed in Abia Nigeria may not celebrate 100th independence anniversary — Bisi Akande Tipper driver absconds after killing two in Anambra Bayelsa Guber: Open Letter to Uncle Timi Alaibe Debt Controversy: Abuja court judgement fraudulent, says P&ID FG begins inspection of filling stations in Bayelsa to verify weights, measures of oil pumps

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (542,141 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (443,685 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (390,106 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (327,072 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (295,184 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,920 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (250,145 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,800 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,845 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,836 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (196,167 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,727 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,453) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,112) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (814) Global Business Monitor (445) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,966) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (171) Maggie's Blog (414) News (51,534) Opinion (1,360) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,457) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,171) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera